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CONTACT:
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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA10-209

Dec. 25, 2010



MORNING ROAD CONDITIONS IN SHENANDOAH VALLEY

STAUNTON (9:15 a.m.) – Snow is falling in the Shenandoah Valley and motorists should be alert for slick conditions. Drivers should use extreme caution and keep their speeds low when driving on snow and ice.

Virginia Department of Transportation crews are out plowing and treating the roadways. Here are the road conditions as of 9:15 a.m.

Interstate 64 – Minor conditions are in Augusta County. Clear conditions are in Alleghany and Rockbridge counties.

Interstate 66 – Clear conditions in Warren County.

Interstate 81 – Clear conditions are in Rockbridge, Augusta, Rockingham, Frederick and Shenandoah counties.

Primary roads – Moderate conditions are in Highland County. Minor conditions are in Alleghany, Bath and Augusta counties. Clear conditions are in Rockbridge, Rockingham, Page, Clarke, Warren, Shenandoah and Frederick counties.

Secondary roads – Moderate conditions are in Bath County. Minor conditions are in Alleghany, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Clarke, Warren, Shenandoah and Frederick counties. Clear conditions are in Rockingham and Page counties.

For winter weather road conditions go the www.511Virginia.org, look to the left side of the page and click on the “Road Conditions” bar. A map will appear with color coded roads. Right above the map is a link reading: “Click here for a list of road conditions, including secondary roads”. Click on this link, then in the drop-down box click on the desired county or Virginia statewide. A text box of road conditions will appear.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at www.511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT webpage is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org.

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.



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